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Ridley Scott

1492: Conquest of Paradise

154' - 1992 - Drama, Biography, Adventure - Dialogue: Arabic, Spanish, Latin, English
Director: Ridley Scott Composer: Vangelis With: Gérard Depardieu, Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver
Big budget account of Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas. Released in 1992 to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the discovery. Shows the disastrous effects the Europeans had on the original inhabitants, and Columbus' struggle to civilize the New World.

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Ridley Scott




Gérard Depardieu, Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver


Rose Bosch

Director of Photography

Adrian Biddle


William M. Anderson, Françoise Bonnot, Les Healey, Armen Minasian, Deborah Zeitman


Alain Goldman, Ridley Scott

More information


Arabic, Spanish, Latin, English

Countries of production

United Kingdom, Spain, France




Ridley Scott
Boy and Bicycle (short, 1965), The Duellists (1977), Alien (1979), Blade Runner (1982), Legend (1985), Someone to Watch Over Me (1987), Black Rain (1989), Thema & Louise (1991), 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992), White Squall (1996), G.I. Jane 1997), Gladiator (2000), Hannibal (2001), Black Hawk Down (2001), Matchstick Men (2003), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), A Good Year (2006), American Gangster (2007) Body of Lies (2008), Robin Hood (2010), Prometheus (2012), The Counsellor (2013), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), The Martian (2015), Alien: Covenant (2017), All the Money in the World (2017), The Journey (short, 2019), House of Gucci (2021)

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